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Old 04-02-2005, 01:18 AM
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302 Timing

Well, its been awhile since I've used a timing light. I don't have the manual yet for this 78 302 in my Econ. Can someone please give me a run down and the mark to look for? There are no performance items on the engine besides the new Edelbrock intake, carb, and EFI distributor.

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My 78 351W came with an ignition reterd unit attached to the Dura-Spark. I ditched the whole business and went to a Mallory distributor. This means the original initial advance spec is no longer valid, as I found out.

I reverted to the pre-emissions settings for this motor. Suspect the 302 will be pretty similer.

I set initial to 6 degrees BTDC, and went drom there, advancing a tidge at a time until ping, then backing off.

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Great Advice

That is what I'll do since I have installed a HEI last week.

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